New funding for livestreaming startups Maestro and Looped
If you’re a livestreaming startup, now is the time to be raising funding (or if you’re Veeps, getting bought by Live Nation). Two of the companies trying to help musicians perform live online for their fans have...
March 3, 2021
Billie Eilish merch store will be integrated into livestream
We reported earlier this month on plans for Billie Eilish's first livestream, the $30 'Where Do We Go? The Livestream' concert on 24 October. Startup Maestro is the technical partner, and it's been talking about a new...
October 20, 2020
Billie Eilish set for Maestro-powered livestream concert
Everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn't Billie Eilish? Ticketed livestreams, we mean. Eilish announced plans yesterday for 'Where Do We Go? The Livestream' on 24 October, broadcasting from Los Angeles at 3pm PT. Fans...
October 8, 2020
How to successfully livestream a music event
*Learn more about Music and Livestreaming: reaching fans AND making money Another day, another livestream. Well, probably another thousand of them. A year ago, livestreams were defined by their rarity, now they...
August 13, 2020
Tools. Lockdown Livestreaming
When lockdown started, artists around the world swiftly jumped onto platforms like Instagram and Twitch, in order to livestream from their homes. But, with social distancing restrictions in place for the foreseeable future,...
May 28, 2020
Maestro is the startup partner for Erykah Badu’s livestreams
Earlier this month, we wrote about Erykah Badu building her own livestreaming destination rather than using the big social platforms to reach her fans during the Covid-19 lockdown. Now we’ve got some more information...
April 27, 2020
The 20 hottest music startups of 2016 (according to Midemlab)
SoundCloud, Kickstarter, Next Big Sound, Songkick and The Echo Nest are just five of the companies that have passed through the Midemlab startup contest – originally known as MidemNet Lab – over the years. This year's...
April 28, 2016